Blackburnian warbler

[ blak-bur-nee-uhn ]

  1. a black-and-white North American wood warbler, Dendroica fusca, having an orange throat and an orange and black head.

Origin of Blackburnian warbler

1775–85, Americanism; named after Mrs. Hugh Blackburn, 18th-century Englishwoman; see -ian

Words Nearby Blackburnian warbler Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Blackburnian warbler in a sentence

  • Had the Blackburnian warbler been seen in this neighbourhood, as he had been told?

    "Some Say" | Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards